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Developer plans $7.8 million dollar student housing project at YSU

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Youngstown State University Trustees have agreed to lease 3.4 acres of university land along Fifth Avenue for the construction of a 162-bed student apartment complex.

Hallmark Campus Communities is the developer and will entirely finance the $7.8 million dollar project.

Hallmark has developed student housing at universities across Ohio, including the University of Akron, University of Cincinnati, Kent State University and Ohio University.

The project is expected to be completed by Fall Semester 2016, which coincides with the university's projection of increased demand for apartment style student housing.

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